A.G. Rhodes was one of the first nursing organizations to be licensed in Georgia and is currently one of a few nonprofit nursing organizations in the state. At A.G. Rhodes, they facilitate a strong sense of community among the elders, their families, employee care partners and volunteers. They promote overall wellness through innovative programming, state-of-the-art therapy and rehabilitation services, and diverse activities and events. And A. G. Rhodes has a strong reputation for the exceptional care that they provide and have provided for 115 years. Each month Pebble Tossers has a project at A.G. Rhodes. Volunteers participate in various activities with the residents including reading books, playing games, outside activities and making crafts. This is a great event for families, kids and teens.
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Pebble Tossers is once again participating in Boo at the Zoo. This is one of Zoo Atlanta's most fun events of the year.Volunteers may greet visitors, hand out treats, assist with crafts and carnival games, guide the costume characters around the Zoo, or otherwise help provide a spooktacular experience for guests of all ages. Attire: Merry not scary - costumes are optional but encouraged! If you do not wear a costume, please wear Halloween themed clothing in orange and black. All costumes must be family-friendly. Depending on the weather, dress in layers.Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 12 years old to assist with the event. All Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. One adult chaperone is required for every three youth under the age of 18.Please note that all volunteers will gather in the Education building for orientation prior to heading out to their assignments. Orientation is built into the times available.
Atlanta Mission Women's and Children's services are provided at My Sister's House, a 264 bed facility that offers overnight and residential care for women and women with children experiencing homelessness. Pebble Tossers hosts a Fun Activities Night the first Friday of most months. Volunteers help with organizing games, activities, arts & crafts, movie nights, mini-spas for the moms, serve snacks and etc. In November we will do a Thanksgiving activity.Volunteers must be at least 11 yrs. old and if under 16 you need to have an adult with you. Volunteers 18 or older that have not created a profile with the Atlanta Mission MUST do that in addition to registering with for the project. Please click here to create a profile AND/OR to register for the project with the Atlanta Mission.For November: If you will be volunteering on November 1, we are asking volunteers to bring holiday wrapping paper to be used for decorating doors in December.
Open Project for October - enAble of Georgia and Georgia Community Support and Solutions (GCSS) began working together in partnership in 2014, joining two extraordinary groups with the same mission to provide quality support to people with developmental disabilities. The new name, InCommunity, describes their mission as partners, dedicated to enriching and sustaining the lives of individuals who have disabilities, their families and their communities.For this project, volunteers will be decorating for Halloween at Incommunity's Day Program Facility. This will be a festive project. Since we will not be working with the individuals that attend InCommunity for our decorating project, all ages are welcome to participate.This is an Open Project and we invite NonPebble Tossers members to join us for this project. Click here to register as a nonmember.
Open Project - if you are not a member of Pebble Tossers and would like to volunteer for the Ripple Run see details below. Pebble Tossers has set the date for our 4th Ripple Run 5K/1M & Nonprofit Expo for Sunday, November 17 at Newtown Park. The run will be similar to previous years with the exception of a new location - Newtown Park in Johns Creek. To ensure that the event runs smoothly, getting our volunteers lined up early is crucial. We want all event-goers to have a great time and for our volunteers to feel their efforts are worthwhile. We have created a form that identifies our pre-race volunteer needs along with a brief description. Please click here to review the form and let us know how you can help this year.
Volunteers for the Ripple Run do not have to be members of Pebble Tossers this is an Open Project. We would love for you to take this opportunity to learn more about us. Nonmembers click here to volunteer. If you have any questions about volunteering for the Ripple Run send an email to email@example.com to discuss volunteer opportunities both pre-race and the day of the race.The Nonprofit Expo at the end of the race will feature 20 nonprofits and they will be hosting their own mini-service projects related to their missions. This exciting family experience is like none other and a fun way to earn service hours. No registration is needed for the Nonprofit Expo.To register for the race click here.All volunteers must arrive at 7:00 am for a brief orientation and to receive your volunteer t-shirt even if your shift starts later.